24 March, 2015 08:47

Notice is hereby given to the members of the Winkelman and Redington NRCDs and to the general public that the joint San Pedro Initiative Committee will hold a planning meeting.

Date: March 25, 2015

Time: 10:00a.m.

Place: General Kearny Inn, Kearny, Az

Agenda:

Call to order

Approval of minutes

Discussion of mitigation proposals

Mitigation strategies

Time and date for next meeting

Adjourn

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22 March, 2015 17:50

Save the Date!Winkelman Natural Resource Conservation District will hold it’s quarterly meeting on April 8, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
Location is Reed Box O Ranch in Florence.
There will be a discussion on what the District’s Sonoran Desert Tortoise BMP will do, how it will affect producers, and how it will affect the upcoming listing decision for the tortoise.
Lunch will be pot luck.

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17 March, 2015 20:59

National Ag Day is Wednesday!

This Wednesday marks National Ag Day. There will be local events across the country to help share the importance of agriculture to our food, fiber, and fuel, and show much-needed appreciation for what agricultural does for our communities.

As part of these efforts, Agri-Pulse will be holding events and discussion on "Farm to Fork Politics: Unleashing Innovation in Agriculture," this Tuesday in Washington, D.C.

National Ag Day is part of the larger celebration of National Ag Week March 15-20, 2015. The National Ag Day website contains a full list of events happening in our Nation’s Capital as well as information and materials for use at local events. The website also provides education materials and event ideas and planning tips to host your own event and the option to order an official 2015 Ag Day Poster

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17 March, 2015 20:56

NACD Spring Fly-In and Officers and Executive Board Visit
Tomorrow, more than 100 soil and water conservation district supervisors, employees and state association representatives will be participating in NACD’s Annual Spring Fly-In held in Washington, DC!

NACD will be kicking off the event with a breakfast in the Capitol Visitors Center. NACD staff and several ex-Capitol Hill staffers will brief members on our advocacy materials and will provide current updates on policy issues affecting agriculturein preparation for their visits with legislators later that day.

Members will spend the remainder of the day visiting hundreds of legislators to share their priorities on behalf of NACD on a number of issues including: FY 2016 appropriations and budget, Farm Bill implementation, a concurrent resolution recognizing locally-led conservation and soil health and a number of their state issues.

Tomorrow evening NACD will hold a Congressional reception in the House Agriculture Committee Room to network with legislators, Congressional staff, members of the media, and partner organizations and agencies. NACD is anticipating remarks from Congressman Glenn Thompson (R-PA) who currently chairs the Conservation and Forestry Subcommittee of the House Committee on Agriculture and is an original sponsor of the concurrent resolution on conservation. Thanks to our reception sponsors: CHS, United Sugar Corporation, the International Certified Crop Adviser program, the Society for Range Management, U.S. Cattlemen’s Association and the National Conservation District Employees Association.

Additionally, the NACD Executive Board and Officer Team are in town throughout the week conducting official NACD business and meeting with partners as well as attending National Ag Day events put on by Agri-Pulse on Tuesday, March 17.

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10 March, 2015 18:25

Look Ahead to Stewardship Week

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2015 is the 60th Anniversary of NACD Soil and Water Stewardship Week. This year’s stewardship week will take place April 26 through May 3. This annual observance is dedicated to the hard work done every day by the nation’s conservation districts. Stewardship Week is a great time to utilize NACD’s promotional and educational materials to tell your story and to share your district’s accomplishments with your local community. This year’s theme is “Local Heroes, Your Hardworking Pollinators.”

Visit the NACD Stewardship pageto find customizable media releases for distribution to your local newspapers, broadcast media, and local organizations’ newsletters.

Help us celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Soil and Water Stewardship Week by showing how local conservation districts work to conserve our natural resources and support our nation’s hardworking pollinators!

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2 March, 2015 10:33

WINKELMAN NATURAL RESOURCE CONSERVATION DISTRICT

Notice of a Special Meeting

Notice is hereby given to the members of the Winkelman NRCD and to the general public that the Board of Supervisors will hold a Special Meeting open to the public on Tuesday March 3, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the conference room at the Natural Resource Conservation Service Complex located at 3421 N. Romero Rd, Tucson, AZ.

Meeting will be available to the public and district supervisors via teleconference.

Call in number: 605 477 2100

access code 156434#

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25 February, 2015 18:09

Congressman Paul Gosar will be at

Florence, AZ for a Townhall Meeting

Start:March 9, 2015 6:30 pm
End:March 9, 2015 7:30 pm
Location:775 North Main Street, Florence, AZ 85132

WASHINGTON, DC –U.S. Congressman Paul Gosar, DDS (AZ-01) announced that he will be hosting a public town hall meeting in Florence, Arizona on Monday, March 9, 2015 from 6:30PM-7:30PM at the Florence Town Hall.
All constituents are invited to attend and meet with Congressman Gosar and talk with him about the issues impacting the First Congressional District.

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